On Nov. 28, 1979, over 300 people gathered in the year-old Umble Center for an international variety show entitled “Flight #606.” Guided by “pilot” Michael DeShield ’80 and “stewardess” Brigitte Hudicourt ’81, dances, songs and skits filled the “flight.” Both had found their way to Goshen through connections with Study-Service Term units in their home countries, Belize and Haiti.
Archives for 2014
Dr. Aaron J. Miller ’96 wants to put child abuse pediatricians out of a job. But there’s a plot twist. He is one.
In August, California writer Sofia Samatar was awarded one of the top honors in science fiction writing: the John W. Campbell Award for best new science fiction or fantasy writer.
Michiana residents will have more opportunities to enjoy Goshen College’s “A Festival of Carols,” the annual musical celebration of the holiday season, on several local and regional public television stations.
Jane Liechty Fisher ’80 graduated from Goshen College with a degree in nursing, but after a successful nursing career, she became a botanical artist—a person who paints, sketches or otherwise illustrates plant life.
“What is an experience you had or an idea you encountered as a Goshen College student which influences who you are today?”
“At Goshen College, each year we focus on one core value. This year we will ponder the meaning of global citizenship, which is expressed primarily in two ways. The first and most common understanding has to do with our desire to foster intercultural openness between people of differing worldviews, experiences and ethnicities…”
Edgar Saucedo-Davila arrived in the United States 24 years ago to find a better life but graduated high school to a nation nearing economic collapse.
Goshen College Professor of Economics Jerrell Ross Richer and his family are about to embark on a new adventure in Ecuador, where they will live and work in the eastern rainforest region with indigenous peoples and the Ecuadorian Mennonite church.
Carrie Newcomer is best known for her story-songs that get at the raw and redemptive edges of human reality. For Thanksgiving, we have a musical conversation with the Indiana-based and born folk singer-songwriter.